We are looking for a talented researcher for an exciting 4 month opportunity to provide research and production support for the popular Australian Story.
You will be working with a passionate and creative team based in Sydney.
Reporting to the Executive Producer, you will be responsible for:
Identifying and generating creative and compelling story ideas
Researching, meeting and assessing potential story subjects
Accessing and researching potential archive material
Maintaining a large network of contacts
Meeting deadlines at all stages of the production process and complying with program protocols
Monitoring developments on digital platforms and online news.
Exploring new and exciting ways of producing digital content
You will be a passionate Researcher who can make a significant and positive contribution to the Australian Story team. You will be able to assist the team to create engaging and authentic content which reflects the diversity of views as well as the wide cultural diversity of Australian society for a 4 month engagement commencing January 2018.
To be successful for this opportunity you will:
Have phenomenal knowledge of major news and current affairs issues and stories
Be a team player with clear communication and strong interpersonal skills
Have a well-developed understanding of long form narrative storytelling
Be highly organised and able to handle own workload
Have Confidence using MS Office suite at an advanced level
Applications close 27 October